For certain users the desktop PC is still the way to go. These are people who don’t travel a lot and demand serious performance from their PCs. Two of the most common members of this group of power users not interested in a notebook PC are gamers and digital media enthusiasts.
Today gateway announced a pair of new desktop computers specifically for the PC gamer and the media enthusiast. The gamer gets the new Gateway FX6710-01 retailing for $1199.99. For that price you get an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 CPU, ATI HD 4850 graphics, 6GB of RAM, 750GB HDD, DVD burner, memory card reader and Vista Premium.
The media enthusiast gets the LX6200-01 that retails for $779.99. This machine runs an AMD Phenom X4 9400 and features integrates ATI HD 3200 graphics. Other features include a built-in analog/digital TV tuner, 8GB of RAM, 750GB HDD, DVD burner, memory card reader, Vista Premium, and HDMI out.